Human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection of the nervous system: an autopsy study of 268 adult, pediatric, and fetal brains.

@article{Kure1991HumanIV,
  title={Human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection of the nervous system: an autopsy study of 268 adult, pediatric, and fetal brains.},
  author={Kiyoe Kure and Josefina F. Llena and William D. Lyman and Ruy Soeiro and Karen M. Weidenheim and Asao Hirano and Dennis W. Dickson},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={700-10}
}
The central nervous system (CNS) of 221 adults and 31 infants or children with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was examined with immunocytochemistry for infectious agents and for human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) antigen (gp41). Since the major risk factor in this population was intravenous drug abuse, there were more female and pediatric patients than in other neuropathology autopsy series. Although children had a different spectrum of pathologic changes, including less… CONTINUE READING
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